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Jul192016

Display Technology News Roundup 7.18.16

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IPS LCD vs AMOLED: Here is Everything You Need to Know " The key difference between the IPS LCD and AMOLED display is that IPS LCD produces realistic colors whereas the AMOLED produces saturated colors. The colors are more accurate and the sharpness and clarity are also higher on the LCD display. The viewing angles are better and the contrast ratio is wider on the AMOLED display. Both the displays come with the advantages as well as disadvantages over the other. " via Press Insider Daily

Apple granted 'Flexible Display Panel' patent possibly for iPhone 8, OLED panels can be supplied by LG " More fans are waiting for the iPhone 8 instead of the iPhone 7 and they do have good reasons for anticipating such as the expected OLED display that will be provided by LG. " via Yibada

The rise of OLED displays could lead to shatterproof phones " These days, it seems like gadgets are constantly improving, and now the next big development may be organic light-emitting diodes, or OLEDs. The technology promises to improve your phones' quality, durability and even foldability " via EurekAlert!

New technologies widen touchscreen opportunities " A quiet revolution is taking place in the projected capacitive touchscreen market. Rapid industry developments are delivering touchscreens which are thinner, higher performance, more reliable and lower cost. " via newelectronics

Touch Screen Capability on Your Own Skin Will Soon be Possible " University of Tokyo Professor Takao Someya has been developing various electronics that can be both bendable and stretchable for 10 years now. “The advent of mobile phones has changed the way we communicate. While these communication tools are getting smaller and smaller, they are still discrete devices that we have to carry with us,” Someya said. " via The Source

Touchscreen Monitor utilizes P-Cap touch technology. " With adaptable open-frame metal construction, 15 in. Model LBT-1503OC can be integrated into existing HMI applications. Projected capacitive technology, suitable for indoor and outdoor applications, enables multiple points of contact to be recognized simultaneously. " via Thomas Net

LG is getting ready to mass produce futuristic plastic OLED panels " Perhaps signaling that a future of bendable displays is closer to becoming a reality than ever before, ZDNet is reporting that LG Display recently took steps to ramp up production for plastic OLED panels, or POLED for short. By utilizing plastic instead of glass, POLED panels are much more malleable and bendable, making the technology an ideal fit across a wide array of products, including smartphones, watches and even automobiles. " via BGR

Global supply of 32-inch TV panels to rise in 3Q16, may be in oversupply in 4Q16 " TFT-LCD panel makers reduced production of 32-inch TV panels in the first quarter of 2016 due to a lack of profits and the decreased supply pushed up prices in the second quarter; consequently Sharp resumed production of such TV panels in July while LG Display, Taiwan-based Innolux and China-based fellow makers have begun to increase output, according to industry sources. " via Digitimes

Elo Announces the I-Series for Windows Integrated Touchscreen Computer " Elo, a global supplier of touchscreen solutions, today announced the availability of the I-Series for Windows® fully integrated touchscreen computer. Available in 15.6-inch and 21.5-inch widescreen displays with a mere 1.5-inch depth, the rugged I-Series for Windows computer’s large tablet form factor provides a fully integrated platform for public-facing interactive applications. " via Digital Signage Connection

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